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Trustees approve revised plan, reaffirm alumni seat on board

Posted on October 24, 2014 by

Erskine trustees approved a revised two-year plan to address financial concerns at their meetings Thursday and Friday, Oct. 16 and 17, which coincided with celebrations of Erskine’s 175th anniversary. The board had passed a three-year financial plan in August. That plan was then revised based on the recommendation of a committee from SACSCOC, the school’s […]

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Internships pave career paths for students

Posted on October 23, 2014 by

Erskine College senior Ford Blanchard interned this summer with one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeast. “I had an absolutely incredible experience working with Elliott Davis,” he said. The business administration major from Orangeburg, who serves as treasurer of SGA,  is one of many Erskine students who have gained experience through internships. “The […]

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Warfield Lectures now online

Posted on October 23, 2014 by

The Third Annual B.B. Warfield Lectures, presented Oct. 22 by Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., were well attended and well received, according to Vice President and Professor of Practical Theology Dr. Chris Wisdom. They are now available online. The lectures, named in memory of theologian Benjamin Breckenridge Warfield (1851-1921) were delivered […]

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Erskine’s 175th birthday party draws a crowd to Due West

Posted on October 22, 2014 by

Alumni, students, families, and friends came together “Under the Towers” of the Erskine Building Saturday, Oct. 18 for Erskine’s 175th anniversary celebration, with food, music, and fun beginning at noon and continuing into the evening. “Erskinefest” included traditional Homecoming and Family Day activities, special displays in Reid Hall by Archivist Edith Brawley ’58, and a […]

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Trip McGill looks back with gratitude

Posted on October 15, 2014 by

Norman F. “Trip” McGill III, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1982, has commissioned a setting of Psalm 89 in recognition of Erskine’s 175th anniversary. He attributes much of his success in music to the education and opportunities he gained during his four years in Due West. Here, he talks about why he […]

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Film celebrating Erskine’s 175th anniversary premieres Oct. 17

Posted on October 8, 2014 by

The first public screening of “Due West of Ordinary: 175 Years of Erskine College,” a documentary film by Erskine College alumnus Will Frampton, is set for Friday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall at Erskine College. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Please reserve a seat online. Two other showings of the film […]

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RECESS visitors enjoy Erskine for a day

Posted on October 1, 2014 by

Young adults from the RECESS program at the YMCA in Greenville took a field trip to Erskine College Sept. 26. It was the group’s first trip to the Erskine campus, but they had gotten a taste of the Erskine experience earlier in the year when Assistant Professor of Physical Education Dan Corsi and some of […]

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Upcountry History Museum hosts “Due West of Ordinary”

Posted on September 30, 2014 by

An exhibit celebrating Erskine’s 175-year history will be on display at the Upcountry History Museum in Greenville Sept. 27 through Oct. 26. “Due West of Ordinary: Stories from 175 years of Christian Scholarship at Erskine” consists of photos and memorabilia, including display cases highlighting specially selected artifacts from the McCain Library Department of Archives and […]

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Erskine goes to summer camp

Posted on September 26, 2014 by

Shawn Marler discovered Camp Rockmont during his sophomore year at Erskine College and has continued working at the camp for 10 summers, serving the last three years as assistant director, a full-time position. As a 2007 graduate of the college and a 2011 graduate of the seminary, Shawn was happy to work with a large contingent of […]

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